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Definición de “every” en inglés

every

determiner (REPEATED)    /ˈev.ri/
A1 used to show that something is repeated regularly: Computers can perform millions of calculations every second. Every four minutes a car is stolen in this city. Every day in the US 25 people are murdered with handguns. Every few kilometres we passed a burned out jeep or truck at the side of the road. The conference takes place every other/second year.Both, all, each and everyContinually and repeatedly every now and again/then C1 sometimes but not often: Every now and again/then they'll have a beer together.Rarely and infrequently every so often C2 sometimes but not often: Every so often I treat myself to a meal in an expensive restaurant.Rarely and infrequently Gramática:All and every + nounsThe meaning of all and every is very similar but we use them in different ways. We use all with plural and uncountable nouns and every with singular nouns:See moreGramática:All (of) theWe can use all and all of before articles (the, a/an), demonstratives (this, that) and possessives (our, his) but we can’t use every before them:See moreGramática:All day, every dayWe use all day, all week, all month to mean ‘one entire day/week/month’:See moreGramática:All or every: typical errorsSee moreGramática:Any or every?We use any and every to talk about the total numbers of things in a group. Their meanings are not exactly the same:See moreGramática:EveryEvery is a determiner.See moreGramática:Every meaning ‘each member of a group’We use every + singular noun to refer individually to all the members of a complete group of something:See moreGramática:Every: regular situationsWe use every with a singular noun to refer to something that happens regularly:See moreGramática:Every singleWe often use single with every to emphasise each member of a complete group of people or things:See moreGramática:Every one or everyone?We use every one, written as two words, to refer back to a noun we have already mentioned:See moreGramática:Every otherWe use every other to mean ‘alternate’:See moreGramática:Every: typical errorsSee more
(Definition of every determiner (REPEATED) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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